Backyard bomb shelter installation at the J. K. Currie household, 4212 Comanche St., Fort Worth TX, circa 1961. This reel is part of a family collection purchased on eBay in 2014If you have any information about the Currie family or contents of this film, please leave detailed comments or email Snowden Becker, UCLA MIAS Program Manager, at becker (at) gseis (dot) ucla (dot) edu. Topics: home movies, bomb shelter, Fort Worth, Texas, construction
These 8mm film clips were shot and edited by Al Larvick, during a senior class play rehearsal in 1957 in Valley City, North Dakota. The play is of The Little Dog Laughed, A Comedy in Three Acts. It was directed by the teacher Ella Dahl, who taught drama at Valley City High School among other subjects. Ms. Dahl appears at the beginning and end of this footage. Al's son, Wally Larvick also appears here toward the end of the clip with Ella Dahl and another student, Gloria Harrison. These home... Topics: high school play, drama, stage play, youth, class play, 1950's, theater, home movies, Al Larvick,...
Reel 50 (the last one). More fun (?) at Norm and Connie's house on the lake at Paso Robles. In this episode you get to witness the serious decline of enthusiasm for the annual Easter Egg hunt on the part of the older kids. It seems that five bucks (the amount inside the famous Golden Egg) just wasn't worth the effort, or thrill, of the hunt. Topic: reel 50, jackburnsfamilyfilms
Jack Burns Family Film This reel is water skiing and tubing along with an expert demonstration by Norm on how to get off your ski when you are too tired to continue. Notice how he usually unloads on the right, or bank side of the river so he doesn't have so far to walk to get out of the water. It appears that Sandy and maybe Connie have some footage in this one, too. Topic: reel 48, jackburnsfamilyfilm